Tag Archive | Melbourne

Feeling sorry- and doing something about it: Our Call

Homily for 10th Sunday in Ordinary time year C 2013 About four years ago my 14-year-old nephew was diagnosed with Leukaemia. For only a few months after the initial diagnosis, he went downhill very quickly. His elbows and knees were swelling and that made him unable to walk. My family told me this while I […]

Reflection for 14th Sunday of Ordinary Time 2011

14th Sunday of the year (In Ordinary time) Yesterday I had a conversation with a cab driver from the train station to the seminary in Melbourne. He opened up the conversation by asking what am I doing in Melbourne. I said “ I am studying to be a Catholic priest.” He was surprised and shocked. […]

Feast of the Visitation of the Blessed Virgin Mary: A foretaste of Heaven

The celebration of the Holy Eucharist today in our Diocesan Seminary here in Melbourne Australia is one of those events that enabled me to have a foretaste of heaven. Truly, every Celebration of the Eucharist is a sharing of the eternal sacrifice in heaven, but today’s Mass confirms it even more. There were nine priests, with a Vietnamese […]